"The Hurting" as written by and Roland Orzabal....
Is it an horrific dream
Am I sinking fast
Could a person be so mean
As to laugh and laugh
On my own
Could you ease my load
Could you see my Pain
Could you please explain
The Hurting

Could you understand a child
When he cries in Pain
Could you give him all he needs
Or do you feel the same
All along
You've been told you're wrong
When you felt it right
And you're left to fight
The hurting

Get in line with the things you know
Feel the Pain
Feel the sorrow
Touch the hurt and don't let go
Get in line with the things you know
Learn to cry
Like a baby
Then the hurting won't come back

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"The Hurting" as written by Roland Orzabal


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  • +2
    General CommentThis song is about Curt Smith's shitty childhood it was in an interview from Scenes From the Big Chair DVD.
    tifnzon February 13, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's kinda ironic, the catchy bubbly upbeat music combined with the sad lyrics...
    EmiMari1984on November 06, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love the way they sing falsetto to sound like a baby crying. also i like the way he sings " the huh huh huurt" also catchy synth and drum beats
    newwavefan28on September 14, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDamn, such an under-rated song. Wish a band would cover this.
    kraken890on April 23, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTheir only true duet from the 80's

    Great album opening
    OldSkoolon April 11, 2010   Link

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